Making the Grade: Cedar Cliff vs. Red Land

By Andy Shay:

4th Down Magazine

Big plays were the order of business Friday night at West Shore Stadium when sister schools Red Land and Cedar Cliff squared off.

The first half featured more than 450 combined total yards of offense and four of the six touchdowns scored covered 41 or more yards.


Saturday morning QB: Dupri Andrews, Rashaan Carlton Jr. and Chase Diehl notch huge nights; Lower Dauphin gaining momentum & more

By Andy Shay:

4th Down Magazine

Plenty of big games this week to choose from in the Mid-Penn Conference, and most of them lived up to the billing.

Steel-High came up with another strong effort to hold off Capital Division foe East Pennsboro by limiting the Panthers to a single touchdown.


Trystin Sulich leads Carlisle past Red Land

By Geoff Morrow:

The Sentinel

CARLISLE — Sometimes “just good enough” is, well, just good enough.

And Carlisle football was just good enough Friday night to escape Ken Millen Stadium with a 17-14 victory over visiting Red Land.


Saturday morning QB: Palmyra takes down Camp Hill, Van Buskirk nails 49-yard FG, Adams runs wild and more

By 4th Down Staff

Somebody must have made a deal with Mother Nature for the 2017 version of Week Zero. The opening night of the season was blissfully cool and comfortable for late August.

And a team under stress, the Camp Hill Lions, could not hold up under the heat Palmyra brought in the fourth quarter at Buck Swank.


Photo gallery: Bishop McDevitt vs. Red Land

By Adam Kulikowski

 To view the full gallery from the Red Land/Bishop McDevitt game at West Shore Stadium, click the photo below.



Bishop McDevitt blanks Red Land, 27-0 to spoil Patriots' home opener

By Brett Keener

4th Down Magazine

Red Land made its intentions clear at the outset of Friday’s contest with Bishop McDevitt.

The Patriots spent the game’s opening drive in an unbalanced formation with just a single wideout, an effort at replicating the power-football formula that had garnered them an upset win in the teams’ previous meeting.


Five players to watch in Week 0

4th Down Staff

As the 2017 high school football season kicks off, we’re targeting five players inside the Mid-Penn and Tri-Valley League that are in the spotlight on opening weekend.